Makinde rejigs cabinet as he gives portfolio to deputy governor

Seyi Makinde

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State

Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde has done a minor reshuffling of his cabinet, assigning new portfolios to two Commissioners.

The reshuffling was announced at the Executive Council meeting at the Executive Chamber of the Governor’s Office, in Ibadan.

A statement by the Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatubosun indicated that the Governor directed Olasunkanmi Olaleye, a lawyer, to henceforth head the Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs.

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The new deputy governor Bayo Lawal will be in charge of the Ministry of Trade, Industry, Investment and Cooperatives.

The minor reshuffle was done at the first meeting of the cabinet held after Lawal was sworn as the Deputy Governor.

Also in attendance were the Secretary to the State Government, Olubamiwo Adeosun; Chief of Staff to the Governor, Segun Ogunwuyi and others.

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